Tue.Jun 21, 2022

What are the true causes of ongoing supply chain disruptions?

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

Contrary to general opinion, the causes of the supply chain disruptions currently being experienced worldwide were prevalent long before the Covid-19 pandemic. . The US-China trade war got the ball rolling and exposed the problem by highlighting the worldwide shortage of containers.

Artificial Intelligence in the Retail Sector

Enterra Insights

Inflation is starting to impact the retail sector in significant ways. Some experts believe artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities will help retailers find their way through these volatile times.

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Achieve Higher Fulfillment Rates to Improve Customer Satisfaction 

Logility

A transparent digital supply chain will give you the insights you need for faster fulfillment. Key Takeaways: Same-day delivery is preferred by most consumers today, and supply chains must speed up to match that fulfillment speed.

Feeling the pinch?

IT Supply Chain

By Ross Slogrove (pictured). UK Country Manager, Ringover. The post Feeling the pinch? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Gartner on Choosing the Right Supply Chain Visibility Platform for Your Business

Supply Chain Visibility is critical to success in today’s market, but how do you ensure that you choose the right platform? Gartner rates 11 visibility platforms on 100+ capabilities to help you make the best decision for your business. Download the report!

Seen and Heard at the 2022 Gartner Supply Chain Symposium | Xpo

Arkieva

The Gartner Supply Chain Symposium 2022 was filled with insights, actionable strategies, trends and more. Here we cover a few highlights. Seen and Heard at the 2022 Gartner Supply Chain Symposium | Xpo was first posted on June 21, 2022 at 12:22 pm. ©2017

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Baby Product Brands: Choosing the Right 3PL for Retail Deliveries

Zipline Logistics

The global market for baby products was estimated at $11.7 Billion in the year 2020. It is projected to reach $15.6 Billion by the year 2026.

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5 Things You Can Do to Avoid Crypto Credit Card Fraud

IT Supply Chain

By Richard Grant (pictured). Technology Consultant. The post 5 Things You Can Do to Avoid Crypto Credit Card Fraud appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Supply Issues Account for Half of Surge in U.S. Inflation, Study Says

Supply Chain Brain

Supply constraints, exacerbated by Russia’s war in Ukraine this year, account for about half of the surge in U.S. inflation, with demand currently making up a third of the increase, according to new research from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

It’s the end of Buy Now Panic Later, but shoppers may lose access to easy, interest-free credit, warns ParcelHero

IT Supply Chain

By David Jinks M.I.L.T. pictured). Head of Consumer Research, ParcelHero. The post It’s the end of Buy Now Panic Later, but shoppers may lose access to easy, interest-free credit, warns ParcelHero appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

How to Achieve True Net-Zero Emissions: An Action Plan for Supply Chain Leaders

To achieve sustainability, many firms set lofty net-zero emissions goals. However, meeting them is easier said than done. This GEP whitepaper shows why supply shain leaders should take steps now, and offers an action plan for moving forward.

Blockchain Tech is Vulnerable to Tampering, a DARPA Analysis Finds

Supply Chain Brain

By design, blockchain technology is meant to be free from interference by banks, companies and governments. But a new report says the decentralized system might not be working as well as many crypto enthusiasts assume

Ivalua NOW EMEA – Körber – Supply Chain Resilience: Business Continuity in a Dynamic Market

ivalua

The post Ivalua NOW EMEA – Körber – Supply Chain Resilience: Business Continuity in a Dynamic Market appeared first on Ivalua

Copper in flux

Resilinc

Less than four months ago, copper was setting record prices and experts were forecasting long-term supply gaps due to a collision between the growing demand for copper in clean-power technologies and the cost and difficulties of developing new mines.

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Driving Supplier Sustainability: In Uncertain Times, Control the Controllables

IT Supply Chain

By Mark Perera (pictured). CEO & Founder, Vizibl. The post Driving Supplier Sustainability: In Uncertain Times, Control the Controllables appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Using Technology & Strategy to Build a More Resilient Supply Chain

Speaker: Tom Coughlin, President at Coughlin Associates, Inc.

The pandemic has made companies acutely aware of the interdependence of supply chains, with reliance on multiple suppliers to produce crucial components of finished products. One of the consequences will be the growth of more local content in products, and that will require the use of new technologies. In this webinar, learn how to navigate the ways technology working with humans will transform the way products are made and distributed.

How Covid Changed the Future of Grocery Retail: NRF

Supply Chain Brain

When The Kroger Co. formed a partnership in 2018 with Ocado Group, they knew e-grocery had a bright future. Of course, the move turned out to be far more timely than both retailers anticipated

Design for Sustainability: Understanding Compostable Plastic Packaging

IT Supply Chain

By Lee Metters (pictured). Group Business Development Director, Domino Printing Sciences (Domino). The post Design for Sustainability: Understanding Compostable Plastic Packaging appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Selecting the Right Omnichannel Selling Solution

Supply Chain Brain

For businesses looking to gain and retain customers, streamlining the online shopping process becomes critical

It’s the end of Buy Now Panic Later, but shoppers may lose access to easy, interest-free credit

IT Supply Chain

By David Jinks M.I.L.T. pictured). Head of Consumer Research, ParcelHero. The post It’s the end of Buy Now Panic Later, but shoppers may lose access to easy, interest-free credit appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Gartner's Market Guide for Data Analytics and Intelligence Platforms in Supply Chain

The data analytics and intelligence markets are evolving, and supply chain leaders are struggling to keep up. This research offers an overview of the market conditions and provides a list of representative vendors with platform-based solutions for supply chain.

Chipotle Zeroes in on Supply Chain Traceability and Visibility

Supply Chain Brain

Chipotle is taking food security and supply chain visibility to a new level, by offering customers information about the source of every ingredient on its menu

Effective Supplier Appraisal: Don’t Leave it to Chance

Kodiak Hub

The product or service that any business delivers is only as good as the ingredients that make it up. You can have the best restaurant in the world, but it won’t be successful if the steaks are substandard, overpriced or constantly unavailable.

ThroughPut Inc. Appoints Retired Brigadier General Ronald Jolly, U.S Air Force, to Advisory Board

ThroughPut

Executive military leader steeped in mission-readiness, human capital, strategic defense and fiscal budgets joins ThroughPut Advisory Board. PALO ALTO, Calif., 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — ThroughPut Inc., the Industrial AI Supply Chain pioneer, today announced the addition of retired U.S

Last Mile Delivery – A Complete Guide

Locus

The 21st-century customer is a tough cookie. They desire fast, speedy and reliable order fulfillment without compromising on product quality. They demand transparency and regular updates, and they also want flexible delivery hours, and, in turn, offer their loyalty.

New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice.

The Annual State of U.S. Logistics Report – Added Candidness and Need for More Synchronization

Supply Chain Matters

This week, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) , with sponsors Penske Logistics and consulting firm Kearney , released the 33rd Annual State of Logistics Report to organization members and the industry as a whole. This report provides a snapshot of the U.S.

4 Things You Should Know About a Reverse Dutch Auction

EC Sourcing Group

Getting to know the different types of reverse auctions can be tricky, however, if you or the supplier aren’t familiar with the process. A reverse Dutch auction is a type of reverse auction where the bidding works a little differently.

Reports of Muted Sales for China’s 618 Online Shopping Festival

Supply Chain Matters

In this Supply Chain Matters posting, we highlight reports of muted sales growth for this year’s 618 online shopping festival across China along the implications for industry supply chains.

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How Manufacturers Can Beat the Summer Slowdown

QAD

June, July and August are usually slower months for manufacturing activity, and it’s easy to see why.

8 Questions to Rate Supply Chain Platform Needs and Capabilities

There have been many investments in supply chain technologies, but the ability of vendors to enable orchestration differs, making the buying decision complex. TadaNow offers critical questions to ask when evaluating supply chain platforms.